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Four members of Stilson family die in fire

The Stilson community is grieving today after four members of the well-respected Davis family were killed in a Wednesday morning house fire.

December 28, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

34 Ga. bears killed

MACON - About a tenth of the Middle Georgia black bear population was killed when the first-ever open bear season was held in three Middle Georgia counties last month. Although some wildlife advocates are raising concerns about harm to the bear population, state officials say the hunt will be held the same way next year.

December 27, 2011 | BY S. HEATHER DUNCAN The Macon Telegraph | Local

Post-holiday donation surge for Goodwill

Christmas has passed, but staff at the Statesboro-area Goodwill store hope the season of giving is still in full swing.

December 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Akins gets expanded role with Synovus

Synovus, the Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company, today announced that Wayne Akins will transition into an expanded leadership role as chief community banking officer of Synovus.

December 26, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local

Man charged in burglary attempt, arson

A man seen breaking into homes in an Old Register Road mobile home park Friday also set one home on fire as Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies made their way to the scene.

December 26, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Gifts of the season

The Brooklet Kiwanis Club holds a breakfast on Christmas Eve every year to help raise money for gift certificates that will be given out to the needy.

December 24, 2011 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local

Suspect attempts store robbery

A man who police said choked a clerk while trying to rob a South Main convenience store Friday is now behind bars, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

December 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Statesboro choir to sing in NYC

After claiming top honors at a regional competition Sunday, a group of Statesboro singers can look forward to showcasing their talents in a city as grand as their voices.

December 22, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Grandfather charged with child molestation

A South Carolina grandfather is in the Bulloch County Jail, charged with molesting his juvenile granddaughter.

December 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Shoeboxes loaded with love, prayers

Imagine everything you receive for Christmas this year fitting inside one shoebox. Imagine much of the box space filled with washcloths, soap, a toothbrush and toothpaste and socks. And then try to imagine being filled with joy and appreciation beyond words for such a marvelous gift.

December 22, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Special to the Herald | Local

Bulloch schools teach more than 300 immigrant children

After asking a question about the night sky, Tara Ward gently reminded her students, "Please use English," when she hears an answer in Korean or Vietnamese.

December 21, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

Statesboro to introduce new message alert system

In January, Statesboro Public Safety will implement a new communications service allowing city officials to send important, valuable community information directly to residents using the latest technology, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

December 21, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local

Community offers prayers, support

It was not how anyone gathering at St. Mathews Church Tuesday night wanted to spend their holidays: in a huddled mass, grieving a young boy who remains in hospice care following a devastating vehicle accident.

December 20, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Claxton’s Korean connection

Over the past six years, several hundred South Koreans have found a gateway to their American dream through a job - for a least one family member - at a chicken processing plant in Claxton.

December 20, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local

Blood drive to be held in honor of leukemia patient

For Jody and Rett Polk, it does not take a T-shirt or promotional ad to see blood donations can save lives. Their daughter is enough.

December 20, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

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Student arrested for threats at Southeast Bulloch High School

Note: The following story has been corrected to indicate Hayley Greene made the Facebook post on the Southeast Bulloch High School website.

March 05, 2018 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Candler jailer jailed for sexual battery against inmate

A Candler County jailer was arrested last week, accused of sexual battery against an inmate.

March 05, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

First day's qualifying yields BOE, commissioner races

Monday, the first day of candidate qualifying for the May 22 election, yielded two confirmed contests for seats on the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners ...

March 05, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

FIT Statesboro goes 24/7

After seven years growing a personal-training business, Jason Wolfe recently expanded FIT Statesboro to include general gym memberships allowing members 24/7 access.

March 05, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Real help to get your business off the ground

Pretty much everyone dreams of starting or owning a small business at some point in her or his life. Doing it successfully can be very ...

March 05, 2018 | | Local

Bulloch cotton producers eligible for USDA program

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced at the 66th Annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show the U.S. Department of Agriculture is ...

March 05, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local

Which health bills will become law?

The dust has settled on a major legislative deadline. Yet much uncertainty surrounds the many health care bills that still have a shot at passage ...

March 05, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

Flu cases on decline — finally

NEW YORK - The worst of the nation's nasty flu season is finally over.

March 03, 2018 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local

A lesson in war

Mention the word "history" and many students and adults cringe with thoughts of memorizing dates for a test or visions of old and boring details ...

March 03, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Spelling bee champ memorizes scripture

For Southeast Bulloch Middle School eighth-grader Worlanyo Gato, 13, who won the district spelling bee in Brunswick Feb. 24 and now advances to the GAE ...

March 03, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Fundraising concert set for next Saturday

A fundraising concert featuring familiar tunes of the Eagles band takes place Saturday, March 10, in the Statesboro High School auditorium and benefits the Village ...

March 02, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Hein won’t seek re-election to BOE

Steve Hein, in his eighth year representing District 4 on the Bulloch County Board of Education, has decided not to seek re-election. But District 4 ...

March 02, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

'Naked politics' of punishing Delta could haunt Georgia

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers' decision to punish Delta Air Lines for publicly distancing itself from the National Rifle Association was an extraordinary act of political revenge.

March 02, 2018 | By BEN NADLER and R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

Two incumbents, two newcomers ready to qualify for county commission

As qualifying for upcoming elections begins Monday, two incumbent Bulloch County commissioners plan to run again, one said he will not run again and two ...

March 02, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Morris Multimedia, Statesboro Herald tech director passes

The Statesboro Herald and Morris Multimedia lost a dear friend and treasured employee with the passing of Charles Hilton "Charlie" Joiner, director of technology.

March 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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